Ivanov: A Play in Four Acts (Modern Plays New edition)

Ivanov: A Play in Four Acts (Modern Plays New edition)

By: Anton Chekhov (author), David Hare (editor)Paperback

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This adaptation by David Hare premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London in 1997 starring Ralph Fiennes This is a drama of a Russian landowner's half-farcical, half serious personal crisis as he plummets fast into domestic and philosophical chaos. The central scene concerns a debate between the landowner and the young doctor about honesty. The latter thinks that honesty is to do with blurting out offensive truths, whilst the former insists that no-one can acquire honesty unless they have the self knowledge to examine their own motives. By turns despairing and passionate, this play offers an insight into a robust young writer, exploring themes that were to interest him in his later plays.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 17/03/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780413710505
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9780413710505
  • weight: 94
  • ISBN10: 0413710505
  • edition: New edition

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